Shoulder patch

Object Number: 
INV.7465xxx
Date: 
1940-1965
Medium: 
Wool, cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/4 x 2 5/8 x 1/8 in. ( 7 x 6.7 x 0.3 cm )
Marks: 
sewn: "LINCOLN"
Description: 
Circular beige felt patch; embroidered with red/blue axe flanked by lettering at top; patch edged with blue.
Gallery Label: 
This patch was probably worn by an Illinois state regiment.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Henry O. Havemeyer, 1966
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group